RE: [Videolib] Styrofoam

SkarraM@lac.losalamos.nm.us
Fri, 8 Aug 2003 10:30:54 -0600

Hi, we are low budget and just use shoe boxes or other similar size boxes
behind our videos.

Mary Skarra
Mesa Public Library
Skarram@lac.losalamos.nm.us

-----Original Message-----
From: John Streepy [mailto:John.Streepy@cwu.EDU]
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 4:03 PM
To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
Subject: [Videolib] Styrofoam

Hi all
I have a question. I am in process of reconfiguring my shelves so our
vhs tapes will stand vertically rather than horizontally. (I read in
Gary's book that that is better.) The shelves however are deep and to
keep the tapes close to the edge, I was going to get some styrofoam to
make spacers to put behind the tapes. Is there any problem using
styrofoam this way, it doesn't offgas anything that will deteriorate my
ancient VHS collection?
Thanks
John

John H. Streepy
Media Assistant III
Library-Media Circulation
Central Washington University Library
400 E. 8th AVE
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548

(509) 963-2861
http://www.lib.cwu.edu/media
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